The exhibition

The Peasants' War of 1525 shaped the collective memory in the German-speaking area for generations. Thuringia was not only the scene of a decisive turning point in the uprising, but also the final place of activity of the radical reformer Thomas Müntzer. For these reasons, the Thuringian state government decided to use the 500th anniversary of the German Peasants' War as an opportunity to host a Thuringian State Exhibition in Mühlhausen and Bad Frankenhausen in 2025.

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The History

Thomas Müntzer
LifeworldThe Twelve ArticlesRebellion 1525Thomas MüntzerRole of the ReformationConsequencesHistory of reception

Exhibition locations

Peasants' War Museum Kornmarktkirche

Mühlhausen

St. Marien Museum | Müntzer memorial

Mühlhausen

Museum of cultural history

Mühlhausen
„It is hard to believe how all the authorities, knights and rulers in all of Germany were so disheartened that even ten peasants without armor were able to occupy an invulnerable castle. - Then it turns around again that a single knight could capture ten peasants.“
Friedrich Myconius (1490-1546)
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